alark joshi

Associate Professor
Visualization and Graphics Lab
Department of Computer Science
University of San Francisco



Harney Science Center 415
University of San Francisco
Phone: 415.422.4916

apjoshi@usfca.edu
cs.usfca.edu/~apjoshi
alark

Books & Book Chapters


Introduction to Programming for Image Analysis with VTK, Xenophon Papademetris and Alark Joshi, 2nd Edition, 283 pages, November 2009.

Art-inspired Techniques for Visualizing Time-varying Data, Alark Joshi, VDM Verlag, 228 pages, August 2008.

Evaluation of Visualization Systems with Long-Term Case Studies, Bernhard Preim and Alark Joshi, Book Chapter in the Foundations of Data Visualization, August 2020.


Conference Papers

Evaluating the benefits of Team-Based Learning in a Systems Programming Class, Alark Joshi, Marissa Schmidt, Shane Panter, Amit Jain. In the Frontiers of Education (FIE) conference, 2020.

Blockchain for Collaborative Visual Analytics, Darius Coelho, Rubin Trailor, Daniel Sill, Sophie Engle, Alark Joshi, Serge Mankovskii, Maria Velez-Rojas, Steven Greenspan, Klaus Mueller. In the International Conference on Cooperative Design, Visualization, and Engineering (CDVE) conference, 2020.

Engendering Community to Computer Science Freshmen through an Early Arrival Program, Alark Joshi, Gian Bruno, Xornam Apedoe, Sophie Engle, Sami Rollins, Matthew Malensek. In the American Society for Engineering EducationASEE 2020 conference, 2020.

A Gaze-Contingent System for Foveated Multiresolution Visualization of Vector and Volumetric Data, Thanawut Ananpiriyakul, Joshua Anghel, Kristi Potter, Alark Joshi. In the Visualization and Data Analysis VDA 2020 conference, 2020.

A Sustainable Model for High-School Teacher Preparation in Computer Science, Alark Joshi, Amit Jain, Ernie Covelli, Tim Andersen, Jyh-haw Yeh. In the Frontiers of Education FIE 2019 conference, 2019.

Visualizing Tweets from Confirmed Fake Russian Accounts, Stephen Hsu, David Kes, Alark Joshi. Electronic Imaging, 2019.

Leveraging Models of Human Reasoning to Identify EEG Electrodes in Images With Neural Networks, Alark Joshi, Phan Luu, Don tucker, Steven Shofner. In Optoelectronics in Machine Vision-Based Theories and Applications, 2019.

Reflecting on the Impact of a Course on Inclusive Strategies for Teaching Computer Science, Alark Joshi and Amit Jain. In Proceedings of the Frontiers of Education 2018 FIE Conference, 2018.

Using Animation to Alleviate Overdraw in Multiclass Scatterplot Matrices, Chen, Helen, Sophie Engle, Alark Joshi, Eric D. Ragan, Beste F. Yuksel, and Lane Harrison. In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, p. 417. ACM, 2018.

Understanding Home Energy Saving Recommendations, Law, Matthew, Mayank Thirani, Sami Rollins, Alark Joshi, and Nilanjan Banerjee. In International Conference on Persuasive Technology, pp. 297-309. Springer, Cham, 2018.

Influencing Participant Behavior Through a Notification-Based Recommendation System, Reddy, Venkata, Brian Bushree, Marcus Chong, Matthew Law, Mayank Thirani, Mark Yan, Sami Rollins, Nilanjan Banerjee, and Alark Joshi. In International Conference on Persuasive Technology, pp. 113-119. Springer, Cham, 2018.

An experiment-based methodology to understand the dynamics of group decision making Susan G Mason, Don Holley, Aaron Wells, Amit Jain, Thomas Wuerzer, Alark Joshi, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 14-26, 2016, Elsevier.

Do Defaults Matter?: Evaluating the Effect of Defaults on User Preference for Multi-Class Scatterplots Casey Haber, Lyndon Ong Yiu, Alark Joshi, Sophie Engle, Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction, 91-95, 2016, ACM.

Interactive Exploration of Multidimensional YouTube Data Using the GPLOM Technique Seimei Matsusaki, Xi Han , Alark Joshi, Sophie Engle, Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction, 142-143, 2016, ACM.

Col11a1 Regulates Bone Microarchitecture during Embryonic Development, Hafez Anthony, Squires Ryan, Pedracini Amber, Joshi Alark, Seegmiller Robert E, Oxford Julia Thom, Journal of Developmental Biology, 3, 4, 158-176, 2015.

Visualization-assisted Insights into Home Energy Usage, Matt Law, Sami Rollins, Nilanjan Banerjee, and Alark Joshi, Proceedings of the European Conference on Visualization (EuroVis), May 2015.

An evaluation-guided approach for effective data visualization on tablets, Peter Games and Alark Joshi, SPIE Visualization and Data Analysis conference, Best Paper Award, February 2015.

CoVE: A Colony Visualization System for Animal Pedigrees, Brady Cannon, Minoti Hiremath, Cheryl Jorcyk, and Alark Joshi, Proceedings of the ACM 7th International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction, 2014, August 2014.

Visualization of off-screen data on tablets using context-providing bar graphs and scatter plots, Peter Games and Alark Joshi, SPIE Visualization and Data Analysis conference, Best Paper Award, February 2014.

DriveSense: Contextual Handling of Large-scale Route Map Data for the Automobile, Frederik Wiehr, Vidya Setlur, Alark Joshi, IEEE Big Data Visualization workshop, October 2013.

Visualizing Disease Incidence in the Context of Socioeconomic Factors, Jared Shenson and Alark Joshi, International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction, September 2012.

Auto(mobile): Mobile Visual Interfaces for the Road, Frederik Wiehr, Vidya Setlur, Alark Joshi, ACM SIGGRAPH Mobile, August 2012.

RSVP: Remote Sensing Visualization Platform for Data Fusion, Vanessa Gertman, Peter Olsoy, Nancy Glenn, Alark Joshi, IEEE Virtual Reality Workshop on Immersive Visualization March 2012.

Augmented inline-based navigation for stereotactic image guided neurosurgery, Alark Joshi, Dustin Scheinost, Ronen Globinsky, Kenneth P. Vives, Dennis D. Spencer, Lawrence H. Staib, Xenophon Papademetris, IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging - ISBI, April 2011.

Application of BioImage Suite for planning and neuronavigation in epilepsy surgery, Alexander Papanastassiou, Ronen Globinsky, Alark Joshi, Kenneth P. Vives, Xenophon Papademetris, Dennis D. Spencer American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (ASSFN), June 2010.

Light-sensitive visualization of multimodal data for neurosurgical applications, Alark Joshi, Alex Papanastassiou, Kenneth P. Vives, Dennis D. Spencer, Lawrence H. Staib, Xenophon Papademetris, IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging - ISBI, April 2010.

Visualization-based feedback for Image-Guided Neurosurgery, Alark Joshi and Xenophon Papademetris 3rd Annual Image-Guided Therapy Workshop, National Center for Image-Guided Therapy (NCIGT), March 2010.

Unified framework for development, deployment and testing of image analysis algorithms, Alark Joshi, Dustin Scheinost, Hirohito Okuda, Isabella Murphy, Lawrence H. Staib, Xenophon Papademetris, MICCAI Workshop on Systems and Architectures for Computer Assisted Interventions, September 2009

Evaluation of Multi-viewport based visualization for Electrode Navigation during Stereotactic Image Guided Neurosurgery, Alark Joshi, Dustin Scheinost, Marisa Spann, Xenophon Papademetris International Brain Mapping and Interoperative Surgical Planning Society's 6th World Congress for Brain Mapping and Image Guided Therapy, August 2009.

Illustration-inspired techniques for visualizing time-varying data Alark Joshi and Penny Rheingans, Proceedings of IEEE Visualization 2005, pp. 679-686. 2005.


Journal publications


Unboxing cluster heatmaps., Engle, Sophie, Sean Whalen, Alark Joshi, and Katherine S. Pollard. BMC bioinformatics 18, no. 2 (2017): 63.

Framework and algorithms for illustrative visualizations of time-varying flows on unstructured meshes, Alexander S Rattner, Donna Post Guillen, Alark Joshi, Srinivas Garimella, Advances in Engineering Software, 97, 72-84, 2016, Elsevier.

Unified framework for development, deployment and robust testing of neuroimaging algorithms, Alark Joshi, Dustin Scheinost, Hirohito Okuda, Dominique Belhachemi, Isabella Murphy, Lawrence H. Staib, Xenophon Papademetris, Journal of Neuroinformatics, January 2011.

Case Study on Visualizing Hurricanes Using Illustration-Inspired Techniques, Alark Joshi, Jesus Caban, Penny Rheingans, Lynn Sparling, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol 15, no. 5, pp 709-718, Sept/Oct. 2009.

Novel interaction techniques for neurosurgical planning and stereotactic navigation, Alark Joshi, Dustin Scheinost, Kenneth P. Vives, Dennis D. Spencer, Lawrence H. Staib and Xenophon Papademetris, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (VIS 2008), vol 14(6), 2008.

Effective visualization of complex vascular structures using a non-parametric vessel detection method, Alark Joshi, Xiaoning Qian, Donald P. Dione, Ketan R. Bulsara, Christopher K. Breuer, Albert J. Sinusas and Xenophon Papademetris, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (VIS 2008), vol 14(6), 2008.

Evaluation of illustration-inspired techniques for time-varying data visualization, Alark Joshi and Penny Rheingans, Computer Graphics Forum, vol. 27 (3), pp. 999-1006, 2008.

Texture-based feature tracking for effective time-varying data visualization, Jesus Caban, Alark Joshi and Penny Rheingans, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (VIS 2007),, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 1472-1479.

Rapid Development of Medical Imaging Tools with Open Source Libraries, Jesus Caban, Alark Joshi and Paul Nagy, Journal of Digital Imaging, 20 (Suppl 1): 83-93, 2007


Dissertations

Dissertations
Art-inspired techniques for visualizing time-varying data, Alark Joshi. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Maryland Baltimore County, November 2007.

Interactive Visualization of Models of Hyperbolic Geometry, Alark Joshi. Masters Dissertation, University of Minnesota Duluth, June 2001.